Movie Review: The Big Short (2015)

It’s quite unsurprising that culture satirist, jocular director, and blustery social media persona Adam McKay would force his career towards tackling more discerning political material. This is, after all, the director who thinks his comedies possess some insightfully biting partisan subtext, such as the supposedly astute critique of TV news culture in Anchorman: The Legend … Continue reading

Generation Film’s Official 2015 Oscar Ballot for the 87th Academy Awards (Final Update)

Come this Sunday the long, drawn out Award season shall come to a nail-biting close as we finally learn the choices the Academy has chosen for their prestigious and usually predictable handing out of self-congratulatory trophies. Even though the honor of what is deemed Best Picture or who is considered Best Actor or Director of … Continue reading

Movie Review: Foxcatcher (2014)- Bennett Miller’s Atmospheric and Understated Thriller Showcases Refined Performances but Misses the Mark in Thematic Relevance

The elusive concept of the American Dream has become a sort of repetitive target for the realm of cinema mostly because, like all ideals, there are cracks to be exposed and tragedies that showcase its failures either in focusing on the inability to achieve its benefits or focusing on those who abuse its possibilities. Ever … Continue reading